Drones are becoming more and more prevalent for use in humanitarian operations, especially in Search & Rescue.
The Little Ripper performed the Worlds first rescue by drone in 2018. The operators were trained by The Ripper Aviation Academy.
TRAA instructors are all ex helicopter EMS operators and bring decades of operational experience and extensive knowledge in the Search &b Rescue fields.
This course will teach you everything from search patterns to deployable rescue device operations, making you and your drone deployment ready when someone is in need. having these lifesaving skills will take you to an elite level of drone operations.
June 2021 : Our instructor – Darren – was exceptional with his knowledge and how the on line training sessions were facilitated. Any questions raised outside of the sessions were promptly and clearly responded to. This ensured we were well prepared for the theory and practical examination. Ripper are highly recommended to anyone contemplating formal training in RPAS
Darren Woodward July 17, 2021
June 2021 : Thanks again for all your help and support through this course, I thoroughly enjoyed it. The zoom classes were really good and easy to follow along, plus being able to access them after for revision was great. The practical days were awesome plenty of learning and great teacher knowledge and experience to be passed on to us the students.
Damien Andrew July 16, 2021
June 2021 : Huge thanks to the Ripper Academy team and particularly Darren. There is a lot of work involved with achieving the RePL but Darren and his team have supported me to ensure I had a complete understanding of the material being covered. Sincere thanks.
Kevin Rolfe July 16, 2021
July 2021 : Recently completing my RePL through The Ripper Corp I was slightly apprehensive initially. However the instructional style and the way information was conducted allayed any issues as Darren was a very knowledgeable and professional instructor. The course was a pleasure to undertake and The Ripper Corp is highly recommend.
Peter Ireland July 16, 2021
June 2021 : Great access to learning material via Zoom and Website portal. Engaging and thorough presentations from Darren, excellent practical flying setup and practice”
Graeme Orr July 16, 2021
June 2021 : Thank you for providing your students with fabulous learning. The course content is interesting, easy to understand and very well delivered. The experience was thoroughly enjoyable and now the sky's the limit.
Rob Watson July 16, 2021
July 2021 : Just to Darren and the boys for the training - Courses were run really well, communication was excellent and couldn’t have asked for a more knowledge filled practical! Thanks mate!
Ben Campbell July 16, 2021
June 2020 : Excellent place to do drone training. The gents at The Ripper Aviation Academy are the real deal, have plenty of available practice drones on course so your never standing around waiting. Mike the Chief pilot has a wealth of experience and knowledge after a lifetime of experience in the aviation industry. If your looking at doing the course, look no further as you'd be cheating yourself going anywhere else.
Damien King July 10, 2020
July 2020 : Outstanding training, concise, professional, dedicated , and a course delivered with such a high level of professionalism, every day was a pleasure to log in and sit for my training. The academy's use of technology enabling me to join the course from the remote far south coast town of Eden NSW, also meant I could get on my way towards obtaining my ReOC much sooner than would have normally been possible.
Phillip Small July 10, 2020
July 2020 : Great group of guys, very knowledgeable and helpful. Friendly and approachable with a wealth of professional industry skills and experience.
Aaron Parker July 10, 2020
July 2020 : Highly recommend training and getting certified with the Ripper Aviation Academy. Mike, Ben and the team are highly knowledgeable and make it fun to learn. The team aren't just drone pilots they have been in aviation essentially all their lives. They know aviation and they know drones. Can't wait for the next course!
Kyle Simpson July 10, 2020
June 2020 : Training with the Ripper Academy was great, there was heaps of information to learn but it was taught clearly. The teachers know their stuff. Can't wait to do more training in the future.
Zephyrin Grilli June 10, 2020
May 2020 : Getting all of my licenses through The Ripper Group was an awesome experience. The team was professional, fun and taught me everything I wanted to learn and more! I am now very confident flying a variety of drones. I have been flying everyday since the guys at The Ripper Group taught me.
Crafword Elias May 10, 2020